succeed as a political strategist. just the sad fact of the matter. we do need him to resign as well, and so the ball is in his court, but i think there's things we can do to put pressure on him. i think the investigation by the sheriff's office will put pressure on him, and my hope is, whether it's because of, you know, whatever the rationale or the reason, my hope is that he's going to choose to resign, that's because of the public shaming, because of his pocketbook, i can't really say, but i hope he reaches that tipping point. >> thank you both for being here. up next, what do you think of when you see this flag? if it's the tea party, you're not alone. now a new york man finds himself at the center of a legal controversy, because he wanted to honor veterans by flying this flag. this is "hardball," the place for politics. being sixteen, alex thinks he's invincible. his dad knows he's not. that's why dad got allstate accident forgiveness. it starts the day you sign up.